Meet your 2017-2018 National Youth Council Members!

National Youth Council (NYC) members are appointed 2-year terms every July. In July, we welcomed new members Angela Liu, Evan Batov, Hoyt Gong, Ian Lee,  and Michelle Glauberzon.  Learn more about our members’ below: Within the National Youth Council, all members work collaboratively together to serve the Red Cross mission and 5 lines of service. In […]

Apply to be a Field Ambassador!

Youth Engagement. Individualized Support. National Outreach.  The National Youth Council is officially accepting applications for 2017-2018 Field Ambassadors! This is a really awesome opportunity for youth volunteer leaders (ex. Youth Executive/Advisory Board member/Red Cross Community leaders/etc). If selected, you will have the opportunity to become an American Red Cross 2017-2018 Field Ambassador! See below for more details: _________ […]

Office Hours: A Resource for Red Cross Members, Club Leaders, and YOU!

Are you a Red Cross youth member who has questions about getting CPR certified or organizing a blood drive? Does your club need ideas for member retention or recruitment?  Would you like to chat with a National Youth Council member via Skype, Google Hangouts, or phone as part of our Office Hours initiative? Office hours […]

Spotlight on Walled Lake Central High’s Red Cross Club

The students at Walled Lake Central High School are a motivated bunch – members of the Red Cross Club host blood drives, and partner with their school and community to promote the Red Cross mission. This month, for March is Red Cross Month, WLC Red Cross Club members conducted the Totes for Hope activity. They […]

Apply to the National Young Professionals Council

The American Red Cross National Young Professionals Council (NYPC) seeks to fill up to three open seats on the Council and is soliciting applications from young professional volunteers to serve a two-year term that will begin November 1, 2013. Young professional volunteers with field experience in a Club Red or other Red Cross young professionals […]

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150 Years Later, Student Finds Relevance in Humanitarian Law

The article below is being shared from the regular redcross.org website. We wanted to share it with you because it highlights an awesome youth Julian Dreiman! “Exactly 150 years ago, an ambitious idea became a reality with the establishment of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Relief Societies, more commonly known today […]

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Are you Pretty Amazing? Scholarship Contest

  Have you done something pretty amazing as a Red Cross Volunteer? Showcase your passion by entering 17 Magazine’s Pretty Amazing Scholarship Contest! Last years winner Zoe Damacela says, “it’s wonderful to do something amazing for yourself, but even better if you can use your skill or talent to improve the lives of others. Girls […]

National Youth Council Tampa Meeting Recap

The weekend of the twelfth of March the American Red Cross National Youth Council headed out to Tampa, Florida, to have a quarterly meeting. The meeting began Friday early morning with Youth Module Sessions. Here the council presented months of internal and external research to divisional representatives. This meeting formed a very special connection between […]

Northeast Georgia Region Uses the Harlem Shake

The Harlem Shake is even catching on at the Red Cross. The Northeast Georgie Region created a Harlem Shake Youtube video to make a call for donations. Congratulations on a creative way to spread the mission Northeast Region! Watch the video here:  

Youth Volunteers Recognized for Impactful Service

The following message is from Jim Starr, vice president, Volunteer Management: Twenty young volunteers nominated by Red Cross chapters have received Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Whether organizing a school program that teaches CPR to 1,000 students, raising more than $11,000 for the Red Cross with a Spring Fling, or organizing blood drives in all […]

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